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Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015

various MSU faculty members

Designated by the United States Congress as a day for Americans to be aware of “the fundamental necessity of a year-round program to protect and develop the health…

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William Schmidt with chart

Schools Worsen Inequality, Especially in Math Instruction

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in shortchanging the nation’s poorest students of critical math skills, according to a massive new study led by a Michigan State University…

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Rubén O. Martinez, director of the Julían Samora Research Institute at Michigan State University, is a nationally known scholar with expertise in the areas of higher education, race…

Amy Nuttall

Kids Allowed to be Kids Make Better Parents

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Mothers who took on burdensome caregiving roles as children – and weren’t allowed to just “be kids” – tend to be less sensitive to their own children’s needs,…

GDP real growth 2009

Companies Can Succeed Amid Global Meltdowns

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Companies can control their own fate even amidst a global financial meltdown, according to research by Tomas Hult, director of Michigan State University’s International Business Center, and several…

woman in jail cell

Study Aims to Reduce Suicide after Prison

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

A Michigan State University public health researcher is embarking on a first-of-a-kind study that will look to reduce suicides among recently released jail detainees. Jennifer Johnson, with the…

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MSU Researchers Build Multi-Use Protein for Biofuels

Monday, September 21, 2015

Researchers at Michigan State University have built a molecular Swiss Army knife that streamlines the molecular machinery of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, making biofuels and other…